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One Book, One community MARQUETTE — One Book One Community invites the public to a panel on POW camps in the Upper Peninsula in conjunction with John Smolen’s novel “Wolf’s Mouth” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room. There will be three ...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

Superior Pets

News from UPAWS The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter would not be here today, or even thinking about a new shelter, without our friends and neighbors. As we get no operational funding from national organizations or from tax dollars, YOUR support is what keeps the homeless animals in our ...

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BahLuze wail on Tuesday night MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society invite music lovers to a concert by BahLuze (shown above) at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Peter White Library’s community room, part of the monthly Bluesday Tuesday series. Led by ...

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

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Bystander intervention training MARQUETTE — On Tuesday, Neighbors for a Kinder Community will present “Bystander Intervention Training: How to De-Escalate Conflict Safely” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Participants will learn and ...

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer opportunities available for willing people of all ages in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by contacting Julie Shaw at 315-2607 at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Younger potential volunteers should ...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

What’s Flying: With Autumn comes big changes in sounds

“Every lake belongs to the quietness desired by the swans.” - Munia Khan Autumn brings big changes in the sounds of the outdoors. The final notes of many song birds are being replaced by random choruses of Canada geese, slicing through clear, cool blue skies with their v-shaped ...

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NAMI will meet on Monday MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. An educational ...

No one seems to care any more

Dear Annie: I am a 75-year-old woman in good health, and I’ve been married for 54 years. I have wonderful children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. My problem is that many lifelong friends and most of my family members don’t seem to want to maintain a relationship with me. When I ...

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

New at Peter White Public Library

“Wolf’s Mouth” by John Smolens (fiction-Smolens) has been chosen as our community read this fall by the One Book One Community committee. Smolens, who retired from teaching at Northern Michigan University, is the author of a book of short stories and nine novels, including “Cold,” a ...

The unforgettable question from the ‘pastor’s dream’

I met him at the end of a service in a rural New York church. His name escapes me but the question he asked has been unforgettable. Let me explain. The first meeting of a planned week-long conference in this scenic area was well attended. At its conclusion, I learned that many of the people ...

Worshipping This Week

Marquette Marquette Hope a multi-site united methodist community Reverend Kristi Hintz Reverend Christopher Hintz 906.225.1344 office@mqthope.com www.mqthope.com First Campus 111 E. Ridge Street (Corner of Front and Ridge) 10:00am Worship Child care available. The ...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

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Pianist Hong performs tonight MARQUETTE — Professional pianist Alpin Hong will give a public concert at 7 p.m. today at Kaufman Auditorium, 611 N. Front St., Marquette. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for anyone over age 62 and free to students. Proceeds will go toward refurbishing ...

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

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IHS homecoming parade set ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming High School Homecoming Parade starts at 6 p.m. Friday. The parade starts at the high school on Pearl Street east to Third Street, turns north on Third Street to Cleveland Avenue, west on Cleveland to First Street, north on First to Empire ...